50 Days to Save the African Rhino

50 Days to Save the African Rhino Rhino poaching is not a local problem anymore; it is a global issue. Five young people from around the world came to South Africa to work together and make a difference. They had 50 days to raise global awareness and funds to help save the African rhino fromContinue reading “50 Days to Save the African Rhino”

Banned Canned Hunting of Lions

Banned Canned Hunting of Lions parallax WcMgcq Y4AW ambassador Kate Ochsman delves into the world of canned lion hunting and uses her interview with lion whisperer, Kevin Richardson, to highlight the various issues surrounding Canned Hunting such as the difference between canned hunting and ethical hunting, and the manipulation of volunteers. This film also featuresContinue reading “Banned Canned Hunting of Lions”

Attachment Effects of Poaching

Attachment Effects of Poaching I am fascinated by the human psyche. I studied psychology for six years, two of which were from a family systems context during my postgraduate studies. As I delve into the natural world and experience the beauty of wildlife, I have enjoyed learning about the psychological and emotional aspects of animals,Continue reading “Attachment Effects of Poaching”

Citizen Carnage: Materialism & Misconceptions Killing Our Wildlife (Video)

Citizen Carnage: Materialism & Misconceptions Killing Our Wildlife (Video) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hM6P4wRTyNc&w=854&h=510] Actress & Environmentalist Kate Bowen plays the role of ‘Citizen Carnage’, a self-centred modern human being leading a materialistic life filled with misconceptions about wildlife, the type of person the world does not need.


Survivors “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong in the broken places.” -Ernest Hemmingway I’m familiar with the concept of trauma. In fact, I know it intimately – I have had more than my fair share. But trauma is not a problem unique to my experience. In some cases, people are traumatized soContinue reading “Survivors”

The only way to remove the rhino poaching weed is by uprooting it.

The only way to remove the rhino poaching weed is by uprooting it. Growing up in the rural parts of South Africa and helping out in my grandmother’s garden I learned at an early age that the best way to get rid of weeds was to pull them out by the roots. My grandmother beingContinue reading “The only way to remove the rhino poaching weed is by uprooting it.”

How #BringBackOurElephants Can #BringBackOurGirls

How #BringBackOurElephants Can #BringBackOurGirls I have long been interested in environmental conservation, but only recently have I truly been able to begin working in the field of conservation education. This past year I taught at a bilingual school in Spain: it was technically an internship, but due to the fact that I was the firstContinue reading “How #BringBackOurElephants Can #BringBackOurGirls”

Rhino and moon are leaving us

Rhino and moon are leaving us Having rhinos and the moon in the same sentence sounds like some far-fetched fairy tale that Disney dreamt up. Truth is though; there is a similarity between the two as they are both leaving us albeit due to different reasons.  As things currently stand this is a fairy taleContinue reading “Rhino and moon are leaving us”

Natural Philosophy

Natural Philosophy I’d like to take a moment to get real about myself, and my time here in South Africa. I’m 25 years old, which is special in no way, except for the fact that at this young age I have already lived and travelled in 25 countries. To be more specific, I have beenContinue reading “Natural Philosophy”

Everybody Poops

Everybody Poops We’ve been so lucky so far. We saw four white rhinos the very first game drive, a circus of elephants (the technical term for a group) in the evening the next day, and a cheetah in the next morning. We’ve also been lucky with the people, who have taught us a great dealContinue reading “Everybody Poops”